Kindergarten Early Start Referral Process

About this service

Eligible children will be eligible for up to 2 years of a 4 year old funded kindergarten program
1.
Child identifies as Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander
2. Child has turned 3 years by 30 April of the year of attendance of Kindergarten
3. Family or support worker completes and submits 4 year old enrolment form with supporting documentation  (proof of residency, birth certificate, and application fee *)
4. Kindergarten Enrolment officer sends a letter of offer to family
5. Family accepts offer by returning letter to enrolment officer
6. Council informs kindergarten provider of new early start enrolment
7. Kindergarten will contact family with session details

    • Service name

      Kindergarten Early Start Referral Process

    • Phone

      03 9747 5759

    • Urgency levels

      For Children

    • Age group

      3 - 4 years

    • Eligibility criteria

      Aboriginal and or Torres Strait Islander Children Child has turned 3 years of age by 30 April of the year of attendance at Kindergarten

    • Service type

      INDIVIDUAL

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    • Participation length

      Eligible children will be eligible for up to 2 years of a funded 4 year old funded kindergarten program.